Press releases and media coverage
James O’ Grady from Mainmark shares some interesting insights into ground movement and the effects of subsidence on homes and buildings.
Radio Interview - James O' Grady
5th May 2021Read more
Queensland’s Gold Coast is known for its surf beaches, elaborate inland canals and waterways. Revetment walls are a common feature in the region, playing an important role protecting the boundaries of waterfront properties from the effects of erosion that can occur as a result of tidal movements and boating activity. (Page 51)
Gold Coast waterfront revetment wall and pathway stabilised
5th May 2021Read more
With thousands of communities across Australia situated in areas with hills, slopes and embankments, home hunters relish the idea of living in a home taking in stunning views and natural light.
Three common considerations when building on sloping or elevated building sites
7th April 2021Read more
There are currently billions of dollars being invested into infrastructure projects to help drive the economy out of a post-pandemic slump. However, while a flurry of new civil construction works will fuel growth, boosting jobs and productivity, it is equally important to service and maintain existing assets that provide essential service for Australian communities.
Why now is an ideal time to invest in essential infrastructure maintenance
2nd March 2021Read more
Australia and New Zealand are lands of diverse topography, with thousands of communities situated in areas where hills, slopes, embankments and elevations are prevalent. And while that may mean stunning views and natural light for those wishing to live on an elevated site, it raises significant challenges for builders and engineers who must consider the ground terrain and other geotechnical issues.
Key considerations when building a stable structure on a difficult site
24th February 2021Read more
Water supply systems such as damns, tanks and sewage treatment plants provide essential services for Australian communities. And while these marvels of engineering undertake important functions, we must also acknowledge that their quality and longevity play a vital role in maintaining the comforts of modern society. It is why specialised resins, gels and coatings for asset preservation can be just as important – if not more – as the water infrastructure they serve.
Why paying attention to specialised resins and coatings is vital for protecting Australia's water infrastructure
Waste + Water Management Australia
1st January 2021Read more
As $45 billion worth of infrastructure projects take place over the next five years, smarter solutions will be needed to keep these projects on track and within budget.
The big challenge facing New Zealand infrastructure
7th December 2020Read more
PURCHASING and maintaining a property is, for many,
the biggest investment of their lifetime and for homeowners
looking to sell their property, structural defects caused by
ground subsidence can significantly reduce the final sale price
of this investment.
Buying or selling a property with foundation issues
25th November 2020Read more
With almost 50,000kms of coastline and more than 10,000 beaches around Australia, it’s only natural that many Australians choose to live by the ocean. Yet, despite the lifestyle benefits of coastal living, construction methods near a shoreline typically need more careful consideration to account for the loose, sandy soil conditions prevalent in these areas.
Ground Stabilisation Solutions For Building On Coastal Sandy Soils
4th November 2020Read more
While much of Australia was forced into shutdown at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, the infrastructure construction industry carried on as the Government acknowledged the sector as an essential service.
How smart solutions can help to keep critical infrastructure projects on track
Built Environment News Platform
25th June 2020Read more
Through innovative processes, we’re working on our Lake walls to give them at least another 50 years of life! So as you’re walking or cycling around Lake Burley Griffin check it out as our Project Manager Adam Deutsch, explains!
Project Update: Project Manager - Lake Walls
National Capital Authority
22nd June 2020Read more
Post-quake every day New Zealanders were introduced to a number of new terms relating to engineering and ground movement.
Subsidence and its risks
11th June 2020Read more